Exercise 1: DUE 8/22/19
2-3 pages in length
Using the recommended Web sites below, conduct an online investigation of terrorist objectives, methods, and targets. Support your assessment for each of the questions with information from one or more journal articles.
1. What common patterns of behavior and methods can you identify across regions and movements?
2. Conduct a search for other Web sites that offer advice for organizing terrorist cells and carrying out terrorist attacks. Do you think that the online terrorist manuals and weapons advice are a danger to global society?
3. Compare the Web sites for the monitoring organizations. How would you describe the quality of their information? Are they providing a useful service?
The following Websites provide links to discussions and data about terrorist objectives, methods, and targets.
· Country Reports on Terrorism 2016 (State Department)
· Comparing Al Qaeda and ISIS: Different goals, different targets
· The Terrorist’s Handbook: Search engine, enter: Terrorist’s Handbook
For an online search of terrorist tactics and targets, readers should activate the search engine on their Web browser and enter the following keywords:
· Terrorist Weapons
· Terrorist Manuals